Monthly Archives: June 2019

Jedi Master?…

I had half an hour to kill so why not Benedict Cumberbatch as a jedi?

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When is an unfunded spending promise good?…

It seems that the two contenders to become the next Tory leader have decided that Jeremy Corbyn was right along – the austerity cuts went too far and it is now time to splash the cash.   Or did I miss … Continue reading

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Why won’t you like me….

  The more time I spend exploring social media the more I realise what a total shit place it is.  I do realise the irony of complaining about social media on a social media platform but life is full of … Continue reading

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A special kind of hell…

  I was going to rant about how incompetent Boris John Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are but what is the point?   We now live in such a crazy world that the two candidates for the highest office in the land … Continue reading

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Life is like a box of donuts….

  Do I stay or do I go?   Not sure whether this blog will be closed down after all these years or not.   I am rethinking my whole engagement with social media in general and this blog in particular.  Do … Continue reading

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Pulling a Richard….

It is tempting call foul on the voting of the Tory MPs this evening that gave Boris Johnson his ideal candidate – you could say it was almost Nixonesque in its execution – if it wasn’t for the fact that … Continue reading

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With apologies to Jeremy & Sajid….

Then there were two (I know there are still four but do you really see Jeremy Hunt or Sajid Javid stopping the Boris Bus?) . Rory Stewart is now a Tory unperson – far too much personality  and hubris for … Continue reading

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So what was the point of that?….

I started to watch last night’s Tory Party leader debate and immediately lost interest.   What was the point of the whole charade?  These men don’t have to engage with the public at large but rather 318 MPs and then 160 … Continue reading

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Finally a Ray of Sunshine…..

Getting up at just after 3am in the morning to capture the sunrise has always been a minority sport – I get that and in many ways I’m glad.   There is something wonderfully magical at this time of year  standing … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows…

  Like most sane people last night I didn’t watch the somewhat bizarre Tory leader TV debate – preferring the much much more interesting goings on in 19th century Halifax  – the frocks were much more frilly!.  Instead I got … Continue reading

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